Bangladesh celebrates 45th anniversary of victory over Pakistan

Posted on:17 Dec 2016 09:34:16
Bangladesh celebrates 45th anniversary of victory over Pakistan
17 December 2016 Current Affairs: Bangladesh celebrated 45th anniversary of victory over Pakistan and its emergence as a new country on the map of the world on 16 December 1971. 

On this day, Chief of Pakistani Army General AAK Niazi along with 93,000 Pakistani troops surrendered to allied forces of Mukti Fouz and Indian Army at Ramna Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka following a defeat. 

India had entered war on 3rd Dec 1971 after being attacked by Pakistan on the western front. The 13-day war culminated in birth of the new Bangla nation from eastern Pakistan.

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